Kentucky Senate

Ky. Senate Committee Takes Up Medical Marijuana

Jan 15, 2014

The debate over medicinal cannabis continued in Frankfort Wednesday as Senators heard more testimony from legalization advocates.

Fayette County Republicans have nominated Michael E. Johnson to run in the special election in the State Senate's 13th district .

Senate President Robert Stivers -- photo by Kentucky LRC

FRANKFORT, Ky. - The state Senate will take up an amended version of the redistricting plan passed by the House Friday morning, though the five-day window of the special session hasn’t allowed for all the changes senators wanted to make.

Williams Approved Special Raises For Senate Staff

Jan 18, 2013

FRANKFORT, Ky. -- Before leaving his post as Senate President, David Williams approved pay raises of between 2 percent and 14 percent for eight staff members of the state Senate.

The Courier-Journal reports the special pay raises went to his chief of staff and deputy chief of staff, as well as two other members of his Republican leadership staff, and to four staff members of minority Senate Democrats.

The pay increases came during a budget year that provided no increases to rank-and-file workers.

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FRANKFORT, Ky.  --  Kentucky Senate President David Williams would consider a judicial appointment if an offer is made, his spokesman said Thursday.